Networking with local colleagues, regional and national colleagues
Sponsorship to attend regional and/or national ATD conferences
Development opportunity - each board members works on a
development goal throughout the year
Assisting in the direction of talent development priorities for the chapter with a cascading effect on the VT business and educational communities
Q.) Why did you join the Vermont Chapter ATD Board of Directors?
"Thought it would be a great opportunity for professional development and to network with other more experienced professionals in my field."
"Build resume, professional development, networking."
"Excitement about the values, direction and culture of the local organization and talent of the board members."
"Looking to get involved in Talent Development activities that were not part of my daily work."
"Connection with another Board member."
"To add energy and enthusiasm to working with great people in developing support for talent development in VT."
"For personal development and to feel a part of something larger."
Q.) What do you find most rewarding about serving on the board?
"Working with such a diverse group and learning so many new things."
"Interacting with high-performing professionals, the opportunity to work with a diverse team that really gets things done, insights into the work that goes on in other OD and Training depts. at other VT businesses."
"Collegiality and development opportunities, providing high quality, cutting edge programming."
"Connections to other people and perspectives; learning about current trends and how they apply in VT business climate."
"Being part of a community of people who care about each other and work to add value to the talent development profession in VT."
"The partnerships with other board members, contributing to something larger."
Q.) What would you tell someone who is thinking about joining the board?
"If you have the time to provide, it is definitely a great opportunity to expand professionally."
"This is a great time to be part of this board - high energy and a great synergy with talented colleagues; the connections and personnel development opportunities are worthwhile."
"Embedded professional development is invaluable. Opportunity to learn alongside such talented colleagues is fantastic."
"You get out of it, what you put into it. There is so much opportunity to provide value and get back in return. There's a real sense of accomplishment helping others in this under-recognized area of human resources."
"It would be a great networking opportunity to connect with those in the field of OD and talent development."
"If you have a few extra hours a week, and want to join in leading a community of talent development professionals, this is a great place to invest time and energy. The VT-ATD Board is a great team to work with."
"The reward is worth the effort!"
Interested in serving on the Board?
We are always looking for new board members to join our team. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the President for more information, or email any of our current Board members.